The Book Barn Trivia Quiz

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Multiple Choice:

1. At one point Fiction, Mystery, Horror and Science-Fiction paperbacks all fit in just one room. Where was that room?

a. The Last Page

 

b. The Haunted

 

c. The Annex

 

d. Ellis Island

2. What was the largest number of cats we've ever had at The Book Barn?

a. 12

 

b. 8

 

c. 24

 

d. 15

3. What other kind of animal has lived in our goat pen?

a. Donkey

 

b. Alpaca

 

c. Sheep

 

d. Dragon

4. What building was the most recent addition to the Main Barn?

a. Last Page

 

b. Hades

 

c. The Haunted 

 

d. The Annex

5. What type of shop was in the Main Barn before we arrived?

a. Yarn Store

 

b. Antique Shop

 

c. Wood Tool Workshop

 

d. Elvis Memorabilia Collection

6. What is the #1 most requested book?

a. Anarchist's Cookbook

 

b. 50 Shades of Grey

 

c. To Kill a Mockingbird

 

d. Dating for Dummies

7. The Book Barn is truly a family business. During his very first day at the Barn, how many times was Randi's son fired?

a. 14

 

b. 3

 

c. 0

 

d. 6

8. What original farm building once stood where the PB & Jellyfish shack now sits?

a. Outhouse

 

b. Smokehouse

 

c. Granary

 

d. Greenhouse

Fill in the blanks:

9. We've had two orange cats. What were/are their names?

 

1. ____________________

 

 

2. ____________________

10. What year did we open the Downtown location?

 

 

 ____________________

 

 

 

11. What year was there a fire at the Main Barn?

 

 

 ____________________

 

 

 

12. What historic New York landmark shares a name with our buying area?

 

 

 ____________________

 

 

 

13. Whatyear did the Book Barn expand into the upper two floors of the Main Barn?

 

 

 ____________________

 

 

 

14. What breed of cat was Downtown Frank?

 

 

 ____________________

 

 

 

15. Randi, the Book Barn owner, has quite the history with family-run businesses. Which Connecticut pizza restaurant did his family own?

 

 

 ____________________

 

 

 

16. What kind of store was located at the Midtown location before we arrived?

 

 

 ____________________

 

 

 

Choose all applicable:

17. Before the turtles moved into Downtown, what kind of animals lived there?

__ Fish

 

__ Guinea Pigs

 

__ Cat

 

__Lizards

 

__Frogs

18. What are the names of the six resident goats, past and present?

__ Binx

 

__ Toffee

 

__ Sarah

 

__ Jane

 

__ Gonzo

__ Trick

 

__ Buffy

 

__ Finn

 

__ Huck

 

__ Treat

19. What were the owner's jobs before the Book Barn?

__ Pizza maker extraordinare

 

__ Professional scuba diver

 

__ Nurse

 

__ Veterinarian

 

__ Librarian

20. There used to be an upper level of the Haunted. What section(s) did we used to keep there?

__ Romance

 

__ Horror

 

__ Sci-Fi

 

__ Fiction

 

__ Cookbooks

21. What sections are found in both our Midtown and Main Barn locations?

__ Fiction

 

__ Education

 

__ Romance

 

__ Mysteries

 

__ Childrens

 

__ Westerns

22. Which food is ordered most often by our staff?

__ Ice cream

 

__ Pizza

 

__ Chinese food

 

__ Tacos

 

True or False:

23. The Midtown location opened in 1998.

__ True

 

__ False

 

 

24. There used to be stairs to the basement inside of the Main Barn.

__ True

 

__ False

 

 

25. At one point in time, a six-headed Hydra, an albino python, owls, and llamas all lived together at the Book Barn.

__ True

 

__ False

 

 

26. The outhouse original to the farm is now used as a bookcase.

__ True

 

__ False

 

 

27. In the early years of the Book Barn, we used to sell assorted items that were NOT books.

__ True

 

__ False

 

 

28. We often have school groups visiting our stores. One year, the owner's daughter took a school field trip to the Book Barn. 

__ True

 

__ False

 

 

**BONUS**

Who was the best employee we ever had?

CONTACT US

Main Barn 860.739.5715

Downtown 860.691.8078

Chapter Three 860.739.0277

Email Book.Barn@snet.net

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ADDRESS

41 West Main St

Niantic, CT

06357

HOURS

Open Everyday of the Week,

11.00 a.m.

to 6.00 p.m.

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